SRetail Merchandising College of Design


Hyunjoo Im

HYUNJOO IM, Associate Professor

office: 348 McNeal Hall

phone: 612-625-8234


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Scholarly Interests: Visual perception and information processing on the web, affective responses and cognitive-affective decision making of consumers, technology adoption and usage, and issues in digital retailing and multichannel retailing


Hye-Young Kim


HYE-YOUNG KIM, Associate Professor and Program Director

office: 352 McNeal

phone: 612-624-4904


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Scholarly Interests: Dynamics of retail competition, consumer shopping behavior, ethnic minority retail entrepreneurship, sustainable post occupancy evaluation.


DAVID LORANGER, Assistant Professor

office:  368b McNeal

phone: 612-624-3687


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Scholarly Interests: Consumer and behavioral characteristics of generational cohorts, retail market characteristics, production techniques, and historical background of cultural apparel products, use of active learning techniques in retail and design education


Juanjuan Wu

JUANJUAN WU, Associate Professor

office: 368c McNeal

phone:  612-626-1254


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Scholarly Interests: Consumer behavior related to retail design, mass customization and co-design, and fashion studies  








office:  346 McNeal Hall



Teaching Specialty Areas : Assortment planning, inventory management, product development, buying and financial planning. Teaching RM 2215 Introduction to Retail Merchandising and RM 4247Advanced Buying and Sourcing



office: 346 McNeal Hall



Teaching Specialty Areas: Merchandising, strategy, digital retailing, leadership, and consumer/competitor intelligence. Teaching RM 3242 Retail Buying and RM 4248 Creative Leadership in Retailing.












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College of Design

Saint Paul Offices

32 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-1922

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